2019 Kansas Employment Forecast released

Article ID: 701545

Released: 4-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: Wichita State University

  • Credit: Wichita State University

    Jeremy Hill

2019 Kansas Employment Forecast released

Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released its 2019 Kansas Employment Forecast.

In 2019, Kansas total nonfarm employment is forecast to increase by 13,891 jobs, with an anticipated growth rate of 1.0 percent. 

The majority of the growth is expected to occur in the service sector, which is projected to add more than 8,000 jobs and grow 1.3 percent. The production sector is forecast to add more than 2,800 jobs, for 1.2 percent growth, while the trade, transportation and utilities sector is projected to grow 0.9 percent, adding more than 2,300 jobs. The government sector is predicted to grow 0.1 percent.

Read the full 2019 Kansas Employment Forecast at www.outlook.cedbr.org.

A graph and table are available at the above link.

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Contact: Jeremy Hill, director, W. Frank Barton School of Business Center for Economic Development and Business Research, 316-213-3673 or jeremy.hill@wichita.edu

 

2019 Wichita Employment Forecast released

Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released its 2019 Wichita Employment Forecast.

In 2019, Wichita total nonfarm employment is expected to increase by more than 2,400 jobs, which implies the employment growth rate is anticipated to be 0.8 percent.

The production sectors are projected to be the fastest growing in Wichita with a 1.0 percent growth rate, adding more than 600 new jobs. The service sector is expected to add more than 1,000 jobs, growing 0.8 percent, while the trade, transportation and utilities sector is projected to grow 0.6 percent. The government sector is forecast to add more than 400 jobs.

Read the full 2019 Wichita Employment Forecast at www.outlook.cedbr.org.

A graph and table are available at the above link.

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Contact: Jeremy Hill, director, W. Frank Barton School of Business Center for Economic Development and Business Research, 316-213-3673 or jeremy.hill@wichita.edu.

 

2019 Kansas City Employment Forecast released

Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released its 2019 Kansas City Employment Forecast.

In 2019, Kansas City total nonfarm employment is projected to increase by 15,800 jobs, growing 1.4 percent.

The service sectors are forecast to be the fastest growing segment of the local economy, growing 1.7 percent and adding more than 10,500 jobs. Production sector employment is expected to grow 1.2 percent, and trade, transportation and utilities sector employment is expected to grow 1.1 percent. The government sector is predicted to add approximately 1,400 jobs in 2019.

Read the full 2019 Kansas City Employment Forecast at www.outlook.cedbr.org.

A graph and table are available at the above link.

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Contact: Jeremy Hill, director, W. Frank Barton School of Business Center for Economic Development and Business Research, 316-213-3673 or jeremy.hill@wichita.edu.

 

2019 Topeka Employment Forecast released

Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released its Topeka Employment Forecast.

In 2019, Topeka total nonfarm employment is expected to grow 0.3 percent, adding approximately 300 jobs to the local economy.

The production sectors are projected to grow at 1.2 percent in 2019, adding approximately 150 new jobs. The service sectors are forecast to add more than 200 jobs as they grow 0.4 percent, while employment in the trade, transportation, and utilities sector is projected to decline 0.4 percent. Government sector employment is expected to remain relatively flat.

Read the full 2019 Topeka Employment Forecast at www.outlook.cedbr.org.

A graph and table are available at the above link.

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Contact: Jeremy Hill, director, W. Frank Barton School of Business Center for Economic Development and Business Research, 316-213-3673 or jeremy.hill@wichita.edu.


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